“Joy has a talent for design, a talent for people, and endless energy. In the year since the home’s completion, we have entertained over 150 guests, people of all ages and backgrounds. The unanimous response is “your home is beautiful”, and it is, beautiful, warm, inviting, and comfortable. Joy transformed our beautiful house into a beautiful home.” -Joanne Moquist
Joy Robichaud oversees the design process for both remodeling and new construction projects. Her expertise lies in balancing function and beauty in each client's space, whether she is updating a kitchen or working on an entire house from exterior paint and shingles to cabinetry hardware. Her imaginative and inspired designs have netted Joy numerous Trillium and Reggie Awards.
Joy has been a designer for more than 28 years, with clients throughout the United States. She spent a decade honing her design skills at Charles Cudd Company. During her tenure at this high-end builder, Joy designed all of the model interiors and helped launch Charles Cudd’s retail furniture business. A college internship with a small builder confirmed Joy’s direction. She enjoyed the extensive client contact, and was exposed to every facet of the building design process.
Joy is energized by each client’s unique challenges. She delights in all phases of a design project, from initial concepts through final installation. Many clients return to Joy’s expertise as they downsize their residences or add a second vacation home. In addition to her Twin Cities clients, Joy’s work in various locals from Arizona to Wisconsin provides a myriad of architectural influences from which she draws inspiration.
Each year Joy stays on top of new materials and furniture by attending the furniture markets at High Point, North Carolina. She has also traveled overseas on numerous occasions in search of new products and inspirations from around the world.
Joy earned a B.S. in Interior Design from the University of Minnesota. Her industry memberships include the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the Minneapolis Builders Association.